TFNet CEO Dr. Desa to Speak in KRI’s Brown Bag Seminar Series

TFNet Chief Executive Officer Dr. Desa Hassim is invited to speak in the Khazanah Research Institute’s Brown Bag Seminar Series at the Kutub Kanah room on 18 May 2017. The presentation starts at 12:00 pm and is expected to end at 2:00 pm.


The topic of the brown bag seminar is “Malaysia: Current Scenario and the Way Forward for the Fruit Industry”. Within the food sector, Malaysia’s tropical fruit industry was valued at RM 3.2 billion on 2015 engaging around 200,000 farmers and a total planted area of around 200,000 ha. It was also estimated that RM 964 worth of tropical fruits were exported in 2015, which is 22% higher compared to the previous year.


In his presentation, Dr. Desa will be sharing his experiences and TFNet’s work on the tropical fruit industry. The presentation will discuss some of the challenges faced by players in the sector and the recommendations to move the industry forward.


For further inquiries, contact Mr. Julhafizi Mohamed at 02- 2265 0006 or email

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